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Hambone recuperating from cancer surgery

Barnesville businessman, outdoorsman, scout leader, movie star and all-around character Stan (Hambone) Hamrick is recuperating at Spalding Regional Medical Center after undergoing colon cancer surgery Monday.Hambone will be in the hospital for a few more…

barnesville.com viewed 1 million times in 2009

Sometime during the day Wednesday, barnesville.com surpassed the one million mark in pageviews for 2009.As of this posting, the site has recorded 1,009,914 pageviews since January 1, 2009. According to Google analytics, barnesville.com has had…

Buddy Lanier named recreation director

Ron (Buddy) Lanier, current manager of the Barnesville Civic Center, has been named recreation director.County administrator Wayne Patterson reported he had 17 applications for the position and interviewed the top three. Of those, Lanier was…

Trojans catching on quick, coach says

Head coach Jason Strickland reported last week he was pleased with his team’s effort as the Trojans near the end of spring practice.Offseason drills culminate Friday at 7 p.m. with the first-ever scrimmage at the…

Sources confirm FBI probing GP bid fixing

The Herald-Gazette has confirmed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation into allegations General Protecht was involved in an attempt to fix bids in order to get its product line carried by…

Recreation director terminated

John Gilbert was terminated from his position as recreation director at a 10 a.m. meeting today. County administrator Wayne Patterson said Gilbert was terminated for ‘conduct unbecoming a county official’.Gilbert, known as Papa John to…

B-LC Community Foundation offers chance to honor moms

When God chose heavenly healing for Cassandra Dayton after a battle with Cancer, her son Matthew and former husband Bill knew exactly how they wanted to honor her. They chose to establish a charitable fund…

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